John Laverty Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Captain John Laverty Sr. A true patriot and dedicated public servant, Captain Laverty led a life of courage, honor, and selflessness that left an indelible mark on the Millburn Township community and the United States Navy.
Captain Laverty’s journey of service began when he enlisted in the United States Navy, where he demonstrated unwavering dedication and bravery in protecting his country. Following his distinguished military career, Captain Laverty continued his commitment to safeguarding his community, joining the Millburn Township Police Department.
Throughout his illustrious tenure, he served with exceptional distinction, upholding the highest values of law enforcement and earning the respect and admiration of all who knew him. After over 30 years of selfless and honorable service, Captain Laverty retired in 1985, leaving behind a legacy of exemplary leadership and a devotion to duty that inspired his peers and the next generation of law enforcement officers.
Captain Laverty’s commitment to service was a family affair, as his sons followed in his footsteps, honoring their father’s legacy by pursuing careers in law enforcement. SGT John Laverty Jr, LT Steven Laverty, Officer William Laverty, and Det. LT Keith Laverty continued their father’s noble work, proudly upholding the Laverty family tradition of serving and protecting their community.